Archaic Chinese carved white jade axe. Pierced with a single large hole and made from a translucent stone.
Provenance: Private Minneapolis Collection - collected in China prior to 1985.Length: 4 1/2 in x width: 1 1/2 in. Weight: 43.25 grams
There are no major cracks or losses. There are a few small chips along the extreme edges; there are two notable spots near the blade point, visible in the lost listing. Calcification throughout. There are two round spots where the calcification has been removed. There is a darker rectangular discoloration along one side near the blade point.
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